Honors for the Spring Semester, 2016

Community. Collaboration. Competition. Each semester, Nossi College of Art students gather for the Senior Portfolio Show and Semester Award Ceremony to support each other’s achievements while competing to take home an award for achievement.

All of our 2016 Spring Semester Seniors showed off their portfolio of work to friends, family and potential employers. After the Open House and Senior Show, the Nossi community of students, faculty and staff gather in our large photography studio to announce the semester award winners.

Nossi College has a number of students who receive nominations, in the end, only 17 students in 13 categories get to claim the prize. Award-winning students take home these awards because of their dedicated hard work, their creative abilities and their talents.

Graphic Design and Illustration Awards:

Talent Discovery – Brandi Leath, Spring 2016 Graduate, her work is considered “Best of the Best” while attending college

Most Creative – Maggie Barnes, Spring 2016 Graduate

Excellent Student Award – Erica Lane and Marti Brumley, Spring 2016 Graduate

Ambassador Award – Cory Harkins

Most Improved Award – Antonio Pillow

Class Participation Award – Cory Harkins, Jordan Shumate and Tyler Cowan

Photography and Videography Awards:

Talent Discovery – TIE Amber Thomas and Lara Richardson, both Spring 2016 graduates, their work is considered “Best of the Best” while attending college

Most Creative – Amber Thomas

Excellent Student Award – Michiah Posey

Ambassador Award – Katherine Seghers

Most Improved Award – Mary Ann Hewitt

Class Participation Award – Zakk Beaty

Adjunct faculty members, who happen to also be creative professionals, choose student winners in five of the categories, Most Improved, Class Participation, Most Creative, Excellent Student and Talent Discovery.

Spring seniors will be graduating on June 6 at Goodpasture Christian Academy.

Nossi College of Art offers professional, creative associate and bachelor degrees in Interactive Design, Graphic Design Media, Photography, Video & Film and Commercial Illustration. Offering a new degree this fall, and the first of its kind in the area, the bachelor in Web & Interactive will launch Fall 2016. Nossi College of Art is now accepting applications for limited placement this fall. Learn more by calling 615.514.2787

Photography by Karlie Fuerst

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